Breaking: A Second Lockdown at JBSA Lifted

San Antonio–A second lockdown has been lifted at Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston.

Civilians reported that a text message went out around 9:00 a.m. local time saying that the base was on lockdown for a security incident.

The first incident occurred around 5:30 Friday morning. An “all clear” was given around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

In a statement to Texas Take News, a vehicle ran a gate a the base this morning. One person has been detained and another is still at large.

According to JBSA Fort Sam Houston officials, the base went into lockdown around 4 a.m. after a vehicle with two occupants ran the Schofield gate. 

Security Forces personnel reportedly pursued the vehicle. The two occupants eventually abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene on foot.

An earlier statement from officials read:

The San Antonio Police Department and Security Forces are currently working together on the situation. Security Forces are taking every measure to ensure the safety of our service members, their families and civilian employees.”

This is a developing story

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